Kelly Todd has been a proud resident artist at the Chance for 12 years. Her most recent work at the Chance was Fancy Nancy as director. She is the 2014 Ovation Award Winner for Best Choreography for her work on Lysistrata Jones at Chance Theater. Some of her favorite credits there have been West Side Story, for which she received the LA Drama Critic’s Circle 2012 Special Award for Fight Choreography, and Triassic Parq, in 2013 and Jerry Springer: The Opera, in 2011 which both won the Ovation Award for Best Musical in an Intimate Theater and garnered her Ovation Award Nominations for Best Choreography. She was named Southern California’s Choreographer of the Year in 2011 and 2012 by Stage Scene LA. Other credits include Light in the Piazza, Ivy and Bean, The Musical, Peter Pan and Seussical at South Coast Repertory, The Who’s Tommy at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and two world premieres, Keep Movin’ On, featuring the music of Sam Cooke, and What’s Going On, featuring the music of Marvin Gaye.